Thanks to Sean Joyner (aka http://www.twitter.com/seanjay) for the great article in VUE magazine. Sean is an Alberta podcaster and new media guy who interviewed me to gather some insight into the BusinessLink seminar on Blogs, Podcasting and Online Syndication. It turns out that Sean and I met at a PODCalgary meetup last year. I remember […]Read more "Interviewed by Sean Joyner – VUE magazine"
We’ll be doing a repeat of last month’s seminar on the 12th of March. This time in the evening for the folks who couldn’t make it during the day. There still might be some room – give them a call and check it out. BTW: there was lots of room in the Red Deer location […]Read more "Business Link Seminar – March 12 evening session"
Gmail users suffered an outage last week for up to 4 hours. Most Gmail users are enrolled in the free plan but many businesses and organizations pay money for Google’s premium services. For instance BRASSmedia pays Google $50.00 per year for our ‘branded email’ – firstname.lastname@example.org. It works well for us. It’s cheaper than other […]Read more "Google compensates for gmail outage"
Who manages your online presence? Things like your website, blog updates, podcasts, Facebook group, what others say about you out on the web, sends out Tweets on Twitter and the list can go on and on. Do you have someone who has a full-time job doing this or is it a task included in someones job […]Read more "Online community manager – a real job?"
Canwest Global has announced that they are planning to sell or close(?) their secondary network in response to the financial pressure they are currently facing. This secondary network includes five TV stations across Canada. One of these stations is CHCA-TV, which was started up in 1957 by G. A. Fred Bartley, and is our local Red Deer station. For […]Read more "Can or will or should local TV station be saved?"
While watching Oprah (accidentally BTW) I was surprised to see that she was interviewing someone from Japan via SKYPE video. With all of the technology available to her she was using simple ol’ SKYPE. Kind of like the rest of us. What is SKYPE? SKYPE is a Voice Over Internet Protocol or VOIP application. With VOIP you […]Read more "SKYPE me!"
This article from ITWorld Canada by Vawn Himmelsbach which discusses some of the issues of bringing enterprise 2.0 to an unprepared workforce, includes a statement that caught my eye. Many organizations believe the IT department should be responsible for deploying Web 2.0, when, really, the IT department should be responsible for helping to pick, and then […]Read more "If you want to kill web 2.0 – give it to the IT department"